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Wry neck

Causes of Wry neck:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Wry neck. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Wry neck: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Wry neck listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Wry neck as a symptom include:

Definitions of Wry neck:

A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Wry neck

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How Common are these Causes of Wry neck?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Wry neck. Of the 48 causes of Wry neck that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 47 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Wry neck:

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What are the alternative names for Wry neck:

Cervical dystonia
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Medical Conditions associated with Wry neck:

Neck symptoms (833 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

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